The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday moved to end the FAA’s air traffic controller furloughs and avert the closure of 149 contract towers with the passage of a bill allowing the agency to reallocate funds. This bill mirrors legislation passed late April 25 by the U.S. Senate. While the House debated the bill early April 26, a White House spokesman said President Barack Obama would sign the measure, seeing it as “good news” that Congress acted to avert growing problems with air ...

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